• Gillihans mark 50 years

    MELBOURNE — George and Janette Gillihan of Melbourne will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Melbourne Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Vivian Janette Duncan and George Gillihan were united in marriage April 18, 1962, in Batesville. …

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  • Kelley, Ashcraft to marry

    Tommy Ashcraft and Rachael Kelley SMITHVILLE — Nancy Young of Smithville and Jeff Kelley of Monmouth, Ore., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachael Kelley, to Tommy Ashcraft, son of Wayne and Dawn Ashcraft of Cave City. The bride-elect is the …

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  • Marotta, Caraway to wed on May 5

    Blake Caraway and Laura Marotta John and Jane Marotta of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Marotta, to Blake Caraway, son of Nathan Caraway of Mount Pleasant and Mike and Crystal Jackson of Sulphur Rock. The bride-elect is the …

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  • Powers, Parsley exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Loren Parsley SAVANNAH, Ga. — Tamra Powers of Batesville and Loren Parsley of Newark were united in marriage March 29, 2012, in Savannah, Ga. The Rev. Rudy Lomaaco officiated. The wedding took place in a private garden in the Beaulieu Plantation Historic …

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  • Couple to wed Saturday

    Fern McMahan and LaVaughn Moody   Fern McMahan and LaVaughn Moody have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Saturday at Faith Hopewell Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 3895 Harrison Blvd. in Batesville. A reception and dance will …

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  • Poolers to mark 40 years

    Mr. and Mrs. John Pooler, 2012 Mr. and Mrs. John Pooler, 1972                 YANKTON, S.D. — John and Carol McGuffey Pooler of Yankton, S.D., will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday …

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  • Baxter, Wilson to wed

    Packrat Wilson and Sissy Baxter Brenda Baxter and Deaun and Donna Baxter, all of Batesville, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Deneschia “Sissy” Baxter, to Ricky “Packrat” Wilson, son of W.C. and Linda Wilson of Batesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter …

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  • Greens celebrate 50 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Tony Green   Tony and Janet Green will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. Janet Carol Sipe and Tony Wayne Green were married March 31, 1962, at the home of the Rev. J.W. Blanks. They have four children, Jerla Murdock of Mesquite, …

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  • Helmses mark 70th

    Hester and Charles Helms Charles and Hester Helms will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 4. They were married April 4, 1942, in Black Rock. Charles Tibbetts officiated. They have four sons, Charles Helms of Walnut Ridge, Lyndall Helms of Batesville, Miss., Danny Helms of …

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  • Ganson, Fraser to exchange vows

    Will Fraser and Heather Ganson SILOAM SPRINGS — LuAnn Ganson of Siloam Springs has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Heather Afton Ganson, to Will Ryan Fraser, son of Mark and Judy Fraser of Desha. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the …

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  • Harmons celebrate 50 years

    Mr. and Mrs. John Harmon Mr. and Mrs. John Harmon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. March 31 at Elizabeth’s Restaurant on Main Street in Batesville. They were married March 11, 1962, at Calvary Baptist Church, located …

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  • Amoses to mark 50th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Russell Amos   Mr. and Mrs. Russell Amos will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the fellowship hall of First Church of the Nazarene, located at 1611 Harrison St. in Batesville. They were …

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